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Marketing Report: Grapes

Week 26 - 28 June 2019

Sapex recently attended Global Grape Summit in London. There were approximately 400 representatives of Table Grape Countries, Producers and consumers. The readings were given by a variety of people who focused primarily on Word Production, Production trends (particularly new cultivars) and consumer tendency.

Following a sort summary of the subjects covered:

South Africa only represents 1% of the world’s table grapes production. The largest producers are countries like China and India whom consumes most of their own production. Chile, which is only 8th on the list of producers, represents currently 23% of all exports. Peru is second with 13% of the exports and all the signs are there that Peru will replace Chile as the biggest exporter within the next 3-5 years. South Africa is 10th on the producer’s list, but 4th on the list of exporters and represent 10% of all exports.

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TECHNICAL AND MARKETING REPORT POMEGRANATES - Compiled by Kobus Louw

Our final shipments for pomegranates are this coming week-end. There is still some stock for the local processing market.

Sapex intakes per week

The peak sales volume was two weeks later, in 2017 and 2018 it was in week 13 vs 2019 in week 15. Consequently, the market received the bulk of fruit in week 18/19...

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